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Banshu sha 晩舟写

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Provenance

By 1911, purchased by William Sturgis Bigelow (b. 1850 - d. 1926), Boston [see note 1]; 1911, gift of Bigelow to the MFA. (Accession Date: August 3, 1911) NOTES: [1] Much of Bigelow's collection of Asian art was formed during his residence in Japan between 1882 and 1889, although he also made acquisitions in Europe and the United States. Bigelow deposited many of these objects at the MFA in 1890 before donating them to the Museum's collection at later dates.

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection

Japanese, Late 19th century

Object Place

Japan

Catalogue Raisonné

KJM2-Kyoto-009

Dimensions

Image: 131.2 x 57.2 cm (51 5/8 x 22 1/2 in.) Overall: 140.3 x 60.5 cm (55 1/4 x 23 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.8138

Medium or Technique

Unmounted hanging scroll; ink, color and gold on silk

Collections

Asia

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